Monthly Archives: December 2014

Foundation awards $172,000 to 10 Community Enrichment grantees

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $172,000 to 10 Community Enrichment grantees.
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has recently awarded ten Community Enrichment grants totaling $172,000, bringing the Foundation total to $332,000 for the year.

The Community Enrichment “open” grants process is designed to provide financial support to organizations addressing poverty. […]

Foundation Adds Donna Waites to Staff

The Sisters of Charity Foundation is pleased to announce that Donna Waites has joined the staff as Program Director.  She will oversee the Foundation’s Community Enrichment Grants Program as well as the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative. Also, Waites will help with the Foundation’s Caritas Grants process.
“We are excited to have Donna join the Foundation […]

Foundation Learns from Transitions Listening Session

On December 3, 2014, The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina hosted a listening session with Transitions, a local Columbia organization that helps people transition from homelessness to permanent housing.

During the listening session, representatives of the Foundation sat with Transitions residents and staff for lunch and discussion. Each table shared their experiences in […]

Foundation awards $80,950 to Caritas Grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation awarded $80,950 to 30 Caritas grantees in this last cycle of 2014.
“In omnibus caritas” means In all things charity.  Since its inception in 1851, the congregation of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine has sought to put into practice these simple but all-encompassing words.  As a ministry of […]

Foundation hosts 10th Annual Statewide CMI Conference

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina hosted their Collaboration for Ministry Initiative 10th Annual Conference for Women Religious on November 21 to 23 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

More than 80 individuals attended including 62 nuns from seven states and three countries. With approximately 115 Women Religious serving in Ministry in South Carolina, most […]